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, including a jellyfish. leading up to the big fireworks show, they have posted a day full of live entertainment, from patriotic bans to comedy. >> it is great. we live -- week will take the bus home. >> are you going to stick around for the fireworks? >> we will if our one-your daschle can stay up that late. >> the show starts out 9:30. folks are already getting their front wrote seats. the bulls have more for -- we will have more for you tonight at 11:00. we are live on the inner harbor. >> thank you. the big show as long as the weather holds. >> we do have some rain of to the west of us, though. keep your fingers crossed. we need the rain, but not tonight, please. that train that you see out west -- that rain and that you see out west, the trajectory of that particular batch of cells is not aiming at baltimore. it might slide just to our south, more toward a d.c. in pennsylvania, between -- there is a line of thunderstorms. bob in the mountains. if it -- couched in the mountains. we cannot take rain out of the formula for our forecast here in baltimore. south of us, there is a g
>> the inner harbor is gearing up for the big fourth of july celebrations. i have details in a live report. >> some pre fourth of july fireworks at the casey anthony corymb as the case goes to jury. the judge warned both sides. >> will we have clear skies for tonight's display? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am lisa robinson. >> i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> what is going to be tonight? >> we have a chance for some of thunderstorms, 30%. that means there is a 7% chance there will not be thunderstorms. most of you will be fine. -- there is a 70% chance that the will not be any thunderstorms. the humidity is 87%. it should stay dry for most of the day. then we have the chance for some showers or thunderstorms. it will be a high with a high temperature around 90 -- it will be hot. now to the news desk. >> preparations are underway for the big fourth of july celebration in baltimore. >>
about an hour. crews spent sunday getting everything ready for the big show. >>> and the ohs and awes were in atlanta. the skies lit for 15 minutes in more than 4,000 fireworks shells in all nearly 500,000 people attended the fun filled event featuring a fantastic light show core gaffed as always -- choreographed as always to great music. >>> the independence day celebrations in d.c. wouldn't be complete without annual concert a dress rehearsal for pbs's 2011 capital force concert was held yesterday. this year's performance jordin sparks kelo "herrara and broadway cast of million dollar quartet and national symphony orchestra. >> and in philidelphia, people took time out before the activities to visit the place where the declaration of independence was signed. now this brought the family and friends out to the independence mall and the people who came out say that the cookouts and fireworks are fun, but it's nice to take a moment to see what the 4th of july is really about to this great country. >>> new york city right now, the skies erupted filled with brilliant streaks of red, white
, and maria. big congratulations to all of them. >> great to see that. al has the morning off. let's get the weather from the weather channel's maria la rosa. >> here at home, the weather is quiet, at least for now. as we head into the afternoon, a few widely scattered showers and thunderstorms. otherwise, partly cloudy. >>> willie, back to you. >> maria, thanks. >>> new details this morning about the apparent unraveling of the sexual assault case against former imf chief dominick strauss-kahn. this just days after he was suddenly released from house arrest. nbc's jeff rossen is with us with more. jeff, good morning. >> willie, good morning to you. he really hit the town this weekend. literally overnight dominick strauss-kahn went from ankle bracelets to freedom. he can go anywhere he wants in the country but yet he remains in new york near the scene of the alleged crime. this morning we're learning more about the case and hotel made sto maid story. within hours of his release, dominick strauss-kahn flashed a smile and took his wife to dinner. the man who sat in a kril at rikers as an ac
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preparing for the big show all weekend. 1400 fireworks shells are set of right now on barges. producers of the show to tell us they will last about 18 minutes tonight. the bottom line for today is having a fine relaxing time with friends and family to celebrate a day off and to celebrate our freedoms. >> i served in the army for five years. this is a day to remember that we are all patriots. >> the fireworks show begins at 9:30 tonight. if there is some severe weather, they will cancel the show and try again tomorrow night at 9:30. our fingers are crossed. >> for a list of all the fourth of july events around md., go to wbaltv.com. >> americans took this day to celebrate freedom in very different ways. >> july 4 at the beach, is there any better way to celebrate america's birthday? >> it is torture. >> independence day is a chance to chill out with a cookout. in phoenix, it may have not has been a spot -- as hot as a firecracker, but it was 100 degrees. jon huntsman was literally running for the white house. in atlanta, participants were trying to survive 10 kilometers. nothing like the
stay cool and play games as they wait for the big show. >> it is 4th of july, independence day and i'm from the city of brotherly love where it all began. >> reporter: not only is baltimore patriotic but your shirt is patriotic. >> right, i'm in a patriotic mood today. >> being out here when the fireworks, it's just so amazing, you see everybody return to being a child. >> i enjoyed the last time i came down with my kids. so i really wanted to be down here again. >> reporter: some arrived early to get the best seat of the house. >> the best place to watch. >> you have a birds eye view, nobody is in front of you to block your view and you see it all. >> reporter: okay now just to give you an idea. people have been coming down all afternoon. there are several police officers who have already aligned themselves all along the harbor walk literally within the last, i want to say 20 minutes, half hour, people have just packed the house here. over here, i don't know how much of this you'll be able to see. but again people just lining up to see the shows and then people taking on the grassy
. >> reporter: drunk driving is another big no-no. >> it's a holiday season and people want to enjoy themselves, don't get behind the wheel. >> i drive aggressively. >> reporter: it's a warning this driver will take with him. >> slow down and keep an eye out for the police, i guess. >> reporter: it's not just maryland, but washington, d.c. and pennsylvania and more will have the smooth operator campaigns in full effect this week. >>> and the tipsy taxi program is offering free rides home in baltimore city for those drinking on the 4th of july. you can call for more information. that number is available at most bars and restaurants in the area. >>> derek jeter is ready to return to the lineup. he went 1-2 yesterday. he had a right calf strain. he'll be in his 12th all-star game. >>> an oriole will be heading to the game as well. he'll be the first oriole to join the game since 1989. he'll play in texas tonight. later, with a one run lead, kevin gregg gets chipper jones out and the orioles win it, 5- 4. >>> now, despite the tough economy, the fireworks business is booming. there will be more than
. the big problems will not go away. >> he blasted an idea that the u.s. constitution and powers the president to keep on spending, even if all goes sam goes over his credit limit 0--e ven if uncle sam goes over his credit limit. >> democrats the president obama will use the constitutional clause to continue to pay the nation's debt. issues like the debt ceiling are bound to be tweeted to the president in a town hall. this wednesday the white house will address citizens through twitter. the current white house account has more than 2 million twitter followeres. and the president is not the only one region . vice-president joe biden is working to gain the support of educators nationwide. the vice president spoke at the end of a convention of the national education association today. members of the nea will vote tomorrow on whether the union will endorse president obama for re-election. the union's endorsement is a vital and he took a swing at republicans to make his case. >> the new republican party has undertaken the most direct assault on labor, not just in my lifetime but witho
where that big window is. i hot footed it into the hall as fast as i could go. and it missed my car. >> reporter: a night of fireworks this year on the 3rd of july. >> reporter: back live showing you one of the examples of power issues. as for the dress rehearsal for the concert, it went on as planned. but without an audience. capitol police trying to close the west front of the u.s. capitol tonight as a precaution because of the uncertain weather. >> don't want to take chances. bob barnard thank you. >>> a fire at a church sent one firefighter to the hospital and caused thousands of dollars in damage. the firefighter was hurt battling the flames here in marvin chapel methodist church. flames were seen shooting through the roof when emergency crews arrived. they believe a lightning strike is responsible for starting the fire. we spoke with several people who said yes, our church is small, but has a large impact in the community. >> i'm hoping that we will rebuild, and serve the community. and i'm sure we will. we don't giver up easily. >> ma
for a big night and one explosive 4th of july celebration. >>> and annual tradition that can be hard to watch. that's right. who will be the world's hot dog eating champion? thank you. got a preview coming up in a bit when "good morning maryland" returns. first new york for a look at this morning's latest business news. >> reporter: good morning. topping america's money, japan's recovery could aid america's. many economist feel feel the effects of japan's twin natural disasters are almost gone. and we should soon start seeing better jobs here. at the other end of the ladder,ceos of #00 top companies got 23% more than the year before compared to the average worker's salary who made under $40,000 and that's after half a percent increase. nadal was not the only loser at wimbledon, after 43 years, the tennis tournament is leaving nbc and reported will go going to espn. both espn and abc are owned by disney but there's no confirmation. and the latest transformer film was tops at box office. 97 million dollar was the biggest domestic debut of the year. it was not as good as last year's tra
glassed shell. >> reporter: again, the big show, the fireworks, will get started at 9:30 tonight. but before that happens, again, live entertainment all day long starting at noon. there will be music for the kids and shows for the kids at the inner harbor's west shore park near the visitor's center and lots of festivities going on throughout the day at the amphitheater. live in federal hill, linda so, abc2 news. >> it's 4:48 right now. >>> changes to be aware of. howard county transit is on a sunday scheduled and connect a right is on a sunday schedule. county offices are closed and animal shelters. and trash and recycling will nobt picked up. >>> if you -- will not be pkd up. >>> if you are headed -- picked up. >>> if you are headed to the beach make sure to have a designated drivey. but if you don't have one, testimoniesy taxi will offer free rides to -- tipsy taxi will be offering free rides up to $50. the program will run through tonight. closing off at 4 a.m. and the number is 877-963-taxi. you can find the information at our website, abc2news.com. >>> we want you to say hel
's basic rules like you have to be in before the streetlights are on. >> or the lightning bigs. >> -- bugs. >> right. you have to be in for me it was streetlights. the streetlights are on you are in. >> reporter: we walked around the harbor today knowing it's a different time for our kids. >> i have two children. and i have to constantly challenge myself, my wife, my kids where you going, how you getting there? how you getting back? whoy going to be with? what are you going do when you get there? it's so basic. >> reporter: butts slogan what started on buffalo -- but the slogan that started on buffalo tv is coming back strong. >> we want to raise the level of awareness and raise the discussion in the whole area about what are we doing with our kids thanks for coming to the harbor. looks like awed great time. >> we have. >> that's jammy costello reporting -- jamie costello reporting. abc2 news will ask the question hoping you will say back yes i do, safe and sound. >>> time to check in with lynette. hello,. >> hi. you know what? we are looking pretty good. we had showers that popped up in
the latest tonight 5:00 and 6:00. tonight is supposed to be the big finale, giving all baltimore's visitors a big show. kim dacey gives us a preview of the show at inner harbor. >> these fun-loving folks from the midwest are in town for a family reunion, just in time for the inner harbor's fourth of july fireworks show. >> we will show them that we have the best fireworks and the world. >> crews to work on sunday to get the artistic explosives in place. about 1400 shells will shoot into the air tonight. >> we have jellyfish shells, we have half-moons. >> the show, weather permitting, will start at 9:30. some may opt for a homegrown fireworks. officials want you to be careful. 8400 people nationwide were rushed to hospital last year with injuries from fireworks. this weekend in washington state, a man went a bit too far. a 58-year-old is in serious condition after all made fireworks exploded on his face and body authorities say he was trying to make a super fire work. he could face charges. this crew will let the professionals do the work at they can enjoy the true meaning of the fourth. >>
baltimore to see the big fireworks show. will the show go on without any threat of a thunderstorm. here is wit with a look at the forecast. >> i can't say without any stretch but just a slight chance of a passing storm. we have hazy sunshine. look at the people packing things down here. it is warm. upper 80s right now. you can see down through millersville. almost 95 now in easton. we'll show you maryland's most powerful radar. there are no storms surrounding baltimore. further west there are storms in western maryland, cumberland towards frostburg and friendsville area. this is the area where we are seeing storms right now. optimistic that whatever storms continue to move west will dive south into virginia and miss most of our fireworks. the rest of this evening will go 80s. scattered storms to the west. warm and muggy. we'll talk about your back to work forecast coming up. >>> let's talk money right now. in your money tonight working at the white house comes with some pretty good perks. you get to know the president. you might get a chance to ride on air force one and you have great h
but how and why remains a big mystery. derek valcourt is live in the newsroom with the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: lauren giddings disappeared more than a week ago. the howard county woman had just graduated. police believe the body found in her apartment complex last week may have been hers but they still haven't made a positive i.d. because the body was apparently badly mutilated. officers spent the weekend dusting for fingerprints. authorities say they have two persons of interest in the case. one of those people was later charged with an unrelated burglary at giddings apartment complex. so far police have made no arrest in her apparent murder. >> giddings graduated down in howard county. >>> the count down is on in just a few hour, the skies over baltimore will light up with dazzling fireworks display. wjz is a proud sponsor of the port of america show. wjv is live downtown. jessica cartalia is in the middle of all the excitement, jess. >> happy fourth of july to everyone out there. there's been so much going on at the harbor, it's been absolutely packed with
" returns. @ú?n ♪ that aroma's coming through ♪ for the big day ahead of you morning. big day, huh? morning, mom! are you excited? ♪ the best part of wakin' up ♪ is folgers in your cup. [ jim ] you know, that's our business so we want to be the experts in chicken. we're not the status quo. perdue is the first and the only chicken company to have usda-process-verified programs for fresh all-natural chickens. [ jim ] this is an all-vegetarian diet, no animal by-products, no animal fat. [ joe ] we never have used steroids or hormones of any type. it's not gonna happen. [ joe ] and always raised cage free. we set our goals higher than anyone. we're trying to make a better chicken. [ jim ] my dad did, my grandfather did and it's what we do today. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> your abc2 news to go. happy 4th of july i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. let's go to the forecast with meteorologist lynette charles. >> all right. i have the 4th of july forecast. we have a chance of showers and thunderstorms, but they will be scattered in nature. as we go into the 9:00 time frame, t
are accounted for right now. we're still working to confirm that. elizabeth, you have been there. a big tourist destination. >> the water there is very deep and attracts a lot of deep-sea fishing. >>> elizabeth, now, to the latest on the explosive closing arguments in the casey anthony trial. a trial that has transfixed with some bizarre turns. judge belvin perry took the step of halting proceedings as the opposing attorneys lost their collective cool. >> reporter: good morning, josh. those closing arguments were rieflting. full of twists and turns. at one point the judge threatened to throw boft attorneys off the case and there's more to come this morning. >> there wasn't piece of duct tape over caylee's face. there were three. overlapping at angles. >> reporter: if you believe the prosecution, casey anthony was a party girl who wanted freedom at any cost. >> and she died because her mother decided that the life that she wanted was more important. >> reporter: if you believe the defense, she was a victim. >> casey reacts the way she does and lies because of the environment that she was brought
. maybe this is, maybe it's not, but the big issue is malcolm think someone can sit down and shut at. i.t. is becoming more of a gender democrat, but the part of that is one also has to have ethical and personal liking for women, that it can't be just an exclusively political. but to me, the sexual and erotic is standing in for the political and theological. i've got to say, i found -- i mean, i couldn't agree more about this issue of separating malcolm little from malcolm x dement themed attorney at malcolm x been one that's not just about race, but also about gender. i find precisely what you describe, melissa, as this place in which there is a kind of focus on men and the ideas of men to the exclusion to be like ho-hum in the sense that that is the space in which most powers exercised in the united states and i daresay many places, but that is exactly the character of the year that's what it looks like, that's what it feels like and whether it's the nation of islam, whether it's the democratic party for the republican party or any other very powerful organization, political science d
will light up the skies and bring in big bucks. taxes on the sale of fireworks generate $1 billion nationwide. some states that ban the sales are reconsidering. massachusetts and maine are looking into legalizing the sale. >>> it's been two years since the great recession ended. the recovery is split between wall street and main street. average americans are dealing with job insecurity and gas prices continue to increase. the corporate america is doing well. profits are up 50%. it's a bigger increase than what's been seen. >>> and prices at the grocery store could come down later on this year because of a bountiful corn crop. farmers have planted the second largest amount of corn in nearly seven decades. over 92 million acres. corn is used in hundreds of food and beverages. that's the money watch. for more news, go to cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> all right, thank you. >>> do you know the reason we celebrate our independence. 58% of americans know when the u.s. declares its independence. that was 1776. one in four americans knew the date, but not that the u.s. gained independence from great britain.
. [ music playing ] >>> lots of fun today. another successful festival in s in the books. big crowds showed up all weekend long for some great music, food, fun, really good looking snow balls there. this is their 35th year. the largest african american festival in the entire country. >>> still to come on wjz eyewitness news new cracks in the case against dominique strauss-kahn. shocking details of a phone call his accuser could have a tough time explaining. >> a family tragedy, the person charged with killing a young boy inside his home and a terrifying -- a lucky break help as toddler survive a fall off of this 10 story high rise. >>> more on maryland's mosquito control efforts. >>> and where the fireworks have already begun. we saw thunderstorms today, what will we see for the fourth of july? i will have your forecast when wjz eyewitness news returns. >>> sleet coverage continues with adam may and ,,,, denny's new tour of america menu. 50 star cuisine. the new tour of america menu. starting at $4.99. only at denny's. . >>> it's 72 degrees and partly cloudy in maryland right now. we will h
. >>> there will be fireworks tonight in fullerton, annapolis, bell air but the big daddy at inner harbor. we go live to christian schaffer. can you feel police presence? >> reporter: they always say they bring out the uniformed officers. there will be officers here tonight not in uniforms. we are starting to see some of the festival goers getting into the inner harbor l. has been music playing since noon today and that will go on right up until the show starts at 9:30 tonight. the actual fireworks are about a mile to our south in curtis bay and will be flying over us when the show actually starts. that is where two barges have been stacked up. you look for different kinds of fireworks. it is the 30th anniversary of the national aquarium. they are deploying jellyfish shells. we'll see what those look like. we're talking about half moon shells. in all more than 1400 shells going to go up in the show that is 18 minutes long all synchronized to music. they say it is going to be a great show and also a safe one. >> safety is our number one concern. we always do everything above and beyond safety requirem
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